Dillard College of Business Administration at MSU Texas celebrated the naming
of the Warren Ayres Family Computer Lab with a dedication ceremony October 18.
The naming honors the longstanding support of the Ayres family and their
generous donation that made it possible to convert a classroom into a
combination classroom and computer lab.
to the generosity of the Ayres family, both our professors and students benefit
from an environment in which every student has immediate access to computers
and business software programs,” said Dr. Jeff Stambaugh, Dean of the Dillard
College of Business Administration.
gift from the Ayres family also equipped the lab with 50 Dell computers with
monitors. With the new configuration, students will have more collaboration
space in the classroom. The interconnectivity of the technology will transform
the learning experience for MSU students throughout the Dillard College. At the
dedication, senior economics major Luka Gebel said the enhanced lab
“exemplifies the new forefront of student learning.”
and Pam Ayres are both graduates of and longtime donors to Midwestern State
University. Warren Ayres graduated in 1971 with a degree in accounting, and Pam
Ayres graduated in 1973 with a degree in elementary education. Additionally,
Mr. Ayers has served the MSU community with leadership roles with the MSU
Foundation and most recently as a member of the MSU Board of Regents. He is
executive vice president for Eagle Oil & Gas Company.
so appreciate the leadership role that the Ayres family is fulfilling for MSU. Their
dedication to our university is clear in their engagement and in their giving,”
said MSU Texas President Suzanne Shipley. “We are a more effective and vibrant
university because of their influence.”
Ayres’ gift is part of the MSU Texas Boundless Opportunities comprehensive
campaign. With this gift, they are enhancing teaching and learning
opportunities as well as enriching the student experience for today’s business
more information about the seven-year, $50 million campaign, contact Tony
Vidmar, Vice President for University Advancement and Public Affairs, at
940-397-4782 or email@example.com.